The wider estate

Take a walk through our woodlands and enjoy all it has to offer © NT/Nikki Hook

Take a walk through our woodlands and enjoy all it has to offer

Dudmaston Estate has lots of offer with managed woodlands, beautiful walks and tranquil pools - a real haven for wildlife. The estate is run sustainably with conservation at the heart of everything we do. If a tree has to be removed every piece of it is used, whether for logs, furniture or woodchip for our boilers - nothing goes to waste.

Get walking

Gentle stroll or day-long ramble Dudmaston has a lot to offer

Gentle stroll or day-long ramble Dudmaston has a lot to offer

We have a number of walking routes on the estate. Whether you’re looking for a half-hour stroll through the Dingle or a two-hour ramble across the estate, we have something to offer. All our routes are way marked and easy to follow.

Get on your bike

Get on your bikes and bring the whole family into our woods for a great adventure. Whether you’re experienced or just a beginner our mountain bike route through the woods is a fantastic way to take in the scenery. Open 365 days per year this is a great way to enjoy all the seasonal changes on this beautiful part of the estate.

Bring your paws

Why not help our Rangers by becoming a Roving Ranger?

Have a four-legged friend? Then why not walk our estate? Comer Wood is open to dog walkers 365 days a year. If you’re a regular Dudmaston walker, you could become one of our Roving Rangers and help us keep Dudmaston special.

Take an Autumn family stroll

Pull on your wellies and walking boots and take our 50 things walk

Pull on your wellies and walking boots and take our 50 things walk

Get the family together and enjoy the Autumn season by exploring our wonderful woodlands. The colours of the beech trees which line the pools are spectacular at this time of year and definitely worth a look. Park at the Old Sawmill car park and take our Ranger’s self led trail whilst ticking off lots of your 50 things.

Woodland products

We make a whole range of things in our workshop

Do you know that we produce firewood, or that many of the benches at other National Trust properties are made at Dudmaston? From bug boxes to tables there’s always something happening in our workshop.

Love wildlife

Our wildlife are thriving. What will you find?

Our estate is brimming with wildlife and our Rangers work hard to manage the estate in a way that helps them thrive. Of the 225 varieties of solitary bee, we have 90 living here; we also have a large colony of White Admiral butterfly. Love dragonflies? Explore around Big Pool for a fantastic display.

Get involved

There are lots of ways you can help to conserve our estate

We have many groups of volunteers who work with the Ranger team. With Shropshire Wildlife Trust, the Shropshire and Staffordshire National Trust volunteers and groups of volunteers who come on different days there’s lots to get involved with whether working outdoors or in the workshop. Find out more.

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